Joseph T. Jenkins, MD, FACS, is a general surgeon as well as the Founder of the Tri-State Vein Center, PC in Dubuque, Iowa. The center is a complete varicose vein treatment center that opened in January of 2011, while Dr. Jenkins has been serving the Tri-state area for over 15 years. His practice is now limited to the treatment of patients with varicose vein issues and venous reflux. A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Jenkins attended the University of Iowa. His first year of surgical training was completed at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC. For the next 3 years, he acted as a General Medical Officer in Darmstadt, Germany. Upon his return to the United States in 1988, he went to the University of Iowa to complete his residency in general surgery. Dr. Jenkins spent the following year fulfilling his military obligation at Ft. Leonard Wood, and in 1994, he returned to Dubuque and practiced as a general surgeon with Dubuque Surgery, PC. Dr. Jenkins is a Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine and certified in general surgery by the American Board of General Surgery. He also continues to provide surgical care for individuals needing hemodialysis access due to kidney failure. He maintains his active privileges at Mercy Medical Center Dubuque, Unity Point Health, and the Finley Hospital.
Education and Training
University of Iowa
University of Iowa BA 1980
University of Iowa - College of Medicine, Iowa City, Ia, United States, M.D. MD 1984
American Board of Surgery- General Surgery; Diplomate of the American Board of Venous & Lymphatic Medicine
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
Areas of expertise and specialization
Faculty Titles & Positions
- National Lectures -
- Venous Closure/rfa/venefit
- Sclerotherapy Including Ultrasound Guided
- Ambulatory Microphlebectomy For Varicose Veins
- Sclerotherapy - Spider Veins Treatment
- Venous Stasis Ulcerations
- Venous Ultrasound
- University of Iowa Hosptials and Clinics, Iowa CIty, IA General Surgery 1993
Experience & Accolades
- General Medical Officer1985 - 1988United State ArmyI worked as a physician providing primary care at the 4th General Dispensary, Darmstadt, Germany
- General Surgeon1993 - 1994United States ArmyI worked as a general surgeon at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.
- General Surgeon1994 - 2010Dubuque Surgery PCI was a practicing general surgeon in a private group practice providing care in my hometown of Dubuque, Iowa.
- Vein Expert2011Tri-State Vein Center PCI am the solo practitioner of a active vein center providing care to individuals suffering from varicose veins, venous reflux disease, and venous stasis ulcers.
Professional Society Memberships
- American College of Surgeons, American College of Phlebology, American Venous Forum,
What do you attribute your success to?
Understanding the disease process and carrying it through to completion. He is passionate about his work and takes pride in providing the best possible care for his patients.
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